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Study: Football concussions and resuming play vary by age

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 7:51pm

Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school and college, according to a new study.

Leicester City clinches first Premier League title after Chelsea-Tottenham draw

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:23pm

Leicester City clinches first Premier League title after Chelsea-Tottenham draw.

Gun Runner, Mor Spirit and Creator get in final Derby work

Gary B. Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 12:29pm

A day after storms drenched Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby horses Mor Spirit, Gun Runner and stablemate Creator enjoyed sunny skies and solid footing in their final workouts for racing's marquee event.

Lions pick up 5th-year option for 2017 on Ziggy Ansah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 11:46am

The Detroit Lions have exercised the fifth-year option for 2017 on defensive end Ziggy Ansah.

Vikings draft a Unicorn; 100-year-old woman sets record at Penn Relays

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 2nd - 11:01am

In case you hid from all sports media coverage this weekend, the 2016 NFL Draft went off in Chicago with all seven rounds of NFL prospects going to various teams. Here are a few favorite moments from the weekend.

'That's what makes us stronger:' Olympian rebounds from near-fatal accident

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:43pm

Doug Padilla competed in the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics in the 5,000 meter run, and he’s considered one of the greatest athletes from BYU. A brutal accident cut his career short but won't stop the 12-time U.S. champion from winning in life.

Watch: Bees outfielder makes unbelievable catch, called up by Angels

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:42pm

During the most recent series with Sacramento, 23-year broadcaster Steve Klauke called a catch by center-fielder Shane Robinson “one of, if not, the best catches” he’s ever seen. See for yourself.

Where local athletes ended up in the NFL

Josh Furlong and Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:34pm

The 2016 NFL Draft has come to a close and six local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.

Utah State dismisses OL Mosley for violation of team rules

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:18pm

Utah State junior offensive lineman Tyshon Mosley has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules, head coach Matt Wells announced late Sunday night.

Komets scored two late to take 2-0 series lead to Utah in ECHL semifinal  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 10:20pm

The Fort Wayne Komets scored two goals in the third period to earn a 5-3 win Saturday night over the Utah Grizzlies and return to Utah with a 2-0 advantage in the best-of-seven series.

Real Salt Lake beats Dynamo 2-1, moves into 1st-place tie

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 10:00pm

Yura Movsisyan scored the go-ahead goal in the 70th minute and Real Salt Lake beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Saturday night to move into a tie for the MLS lead.

NFL draft picks show joy in myriad ways after big weekend

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:37pm

More than 250 college athletes heard their names called during the three-day, seven-round NFL draft this past weekend. And each one had their own unique response.

No. 30 BYU baseball walks off with win over Gonzaga on 5-run 9th

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 5:23pm

Eric Urry scored from third base on a walk-off sacrifice fly to cap a five-run ninth inning as No. 30 BYU baseball knocked off visiting Gonzaga 5-4 to sweep the series Saturday in Provo.

2016 NFL Draft Board  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 5:15pm

The 2016 NFL Draft begins Thursday night as college athletes look to make a jump to the highest level of football. Follow along as the first round of the draft kicks off Thursday night.

SUU's Killebrew drafted by Detroit Lions; Sims goes to Titans

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 12:49pm

Southern Utah's Miles Killebrew was drafted in the fourth round of the NFL draft Saturday by the Detroit Lions. In the fifth round, teammate LeShaun Sims went to the Tennessee Titans.

Utah's Devontae Booker drafted No. 136 overall by Denver Broncos

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 12:02pm

Former Utah running back Devontae Booker was drafted No. 136 overall to the Denver Broncos in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft Saturday.

Fort Wayne takes Game 1 on Grizzlies in ECHL West semifinals  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:33pm

The Fort Wayne Comets scored two goals in the final period to open the ECHL Western Conference semifinals with a 6-4 win over the Utah Grizzlies on Friday night.

LBs Jack, Jaylon Smith go early in 2nd round of NFL draft

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:20pm

It was a long wait and a soft landing for Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith.

Aggies' Vigil drafted by Bengals, Fackrell goes to Packers in subsequent picks

Sean Walker and Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:57pm

Kyler Fackrell was a major cog in Utah State’s defense during his four-year tenure as a standout linebacker with the Aggies. But his career won’t stop there.